Reopening & Recovery Resources for Madison Region Businesses

NOTE: Due to the changing conditions regarding COVID-19, the following information will be updated continually as new information becomes available.

Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery Grants

Wisconsin will offer $420 million to small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Small Business Administration COVID Funding OptionsE.D.

U.S. SBA provides various funding options for small businesses.

City of Janesville Business Assistance

Resource for Rock County businesses.

WWBIC COVID-19 Fast Track Loan Program

The focus is on existing businesses looking for business financing during COVID-19.

KIVA Greater Madison Funds

Kiva provides 0% interest microloans to local small businesses. Contact Michelle Sherbinow at 608-204-8906 or email at

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

Frequently asked questions on USDA Loans, service centers, food safety, trade, and more.

WI Small Business Development Centers

Loan assistance and support for small business owners in Wisconsin.

Toolkit For Independent Contractors

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce offers guidance to independent contractors.

Unemployment COVID-19 Information

Frequently asked questions for employers and employees about coronavirus and unemployment.

IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief for Businesses

This program provides COVID-related tax guidance for businesses and tax-exempt entities.